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Your Environment. Your Health.

Hazardous Waste Sites: University of Arizona

Superfund Research Program

Exposures, Health Impacts, and Risk for Mine Waste Contamination

Center Director: Raina M. Maier
Grant Number: P42ES004940
Funding Period: 1990-2025
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Hazardous Waste Sites with On-Going Research

Anaconda Copper Yerington Mine - Yerington, Nevada

Argonaut Mine - Jackson, California

ASARCO Mission Mine - Sahuarita, Arizona

Blackbird Mine - Lemhi County, Idaho

Cyprus Tohono Copper Mine - Casa Grande, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Translation Core
    Research Types: Research Translation, Communication Activities
    Research/Outreach: On-going

Dine College, Shiprock, NM - Shiprock, New Mexico

  • Project: University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core
    Project Investigator: Karletta Chief
    Research Types: Outreach or Community Engagement
    Research/Outreach: On-going

Dine College, Tsaile, AZ - Tsaile, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core
    Project Investigator: Karletta Chief
    Research Types: Outreach or Community Engagement
    Research/Outreach: On-going

Flat Creek, Superior, AZ - Arizona

Flat Creek, Superior, MT - Montana

Formosa Mine - Riddle, Oregon

Gilt Edge - Lead, South Dakota

Gold King Mine Spill - Silverton, Colorado

  • Project: University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core
    Project Investigator: Karletta Chief, Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Outreach or Community Engagement, Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: On-going
  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Translation Core
    Project Investigator: Karletta Chief, Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Outreach or Community Engagement, Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: On-going

Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter - Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona

Iron Mountain - Redding, California

KGHM Carlota Mine - Miami, Arizona

Leviathan Mine - Markleeville, California

Rio Tinto, Resolution Copper - Superior, Arizona

Stibnite/Yellow Pine - Stibnite, Idaho

Sulfur Bank - Clearlake Oaks, California

Tohono Oodham Community College - Sells, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core
    Project Investigator: Karletta Chief
    Research Types: Outreach or Community Engagement
    Research/Outreach: On-going

Tucson International Airport Area (TIAA) Superfund Site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Translation Core
    Project Investigator: Mark L Brusseau
    Research Types: Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: On-going

White King, Lucky Lass - Lakeview, Oregon

Yerington Mine - Yerington, Nevada

Hazardous Waste Sites with Completed Research

Apache Powder, NPL Superfund site - Benson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Remediating Mine Waste Products
    Project Investigator: Martha H Conklin
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Asarco Hayden Plant - Hayden, Arizona

Avra Valley - Marana, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Electrochemical Remediation of Arsenic and Chromium
    Project Investigator: James Farrell
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Broadway-Pantano Landfill - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: New Technologies for the Destructive Remediation of Halogenated Organics
    Project Investigator: Robert G Arnold, Eric A Betterton
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Translation Core
    Project Investigator: Mark L Brusseau
    Research Types: Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Broken Hill - San Manuel, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Camp Navajo (Army depot) DOD site - Flagstaff, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Gene Enhanced Remediation of Co-Contaminated Soils
    Project Investigator: Ian L. Pepper
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Cananea Mine Spill - Cananea, Sonora

  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Translation Core
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier, Julie W Neilson
    Research Types: Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Central Arizona Project Headquarters - Phoenix, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Fate and transport study, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

City of Tucson Fuel Depot - Tucson, Arizona

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Superfund Site - Coeur D Alene, Idaho

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

El Camino del Cerro Landfill WQARF Site - Tucson, Arizona

Farmer's Water Company - Sahuarita, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Electrochemical Remediation of Arsenic and Chromium
    Project Investigator: James Farrell
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

GE Moreau Superfund Site - SOUTH GLENS FALLS, New York

Harrison Landfill - Tucson, Arizona

Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter - Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona

Klondyke Tailings, WQARF site - Willcox, Arizona

Motorola, Inc. (52nd Street Plant) Superfund site - Phoenix, Arizona

Nacozari Mining Site - Nacozari, Sonora

Olive Grove Dross Site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Gene Enhanced Remediation of Co-Contaminated Soils
    Project Investigator: Ian L. Pepper
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Page Ranch Landfill - Oracle, Arizona

Park- Euclid, WQARF site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: New Technologies for the Destructive Remediation of Halogenated Organics
    Project Investigator: Robert G Arnold, Eric A Betterton, A. Eduardo Saez
    Research Types: Application of a new remediation technology as part of the remediation strategy, Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Fate and transport study, Field test of a new remediation, Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Phoenix-Goodyear Airport (PGA) - Phoenix, Arizona

Pinal Creek, WQARF site - Globe, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Remediating Mine Waste Products
    Project Investigator: Martha H Conklin
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Ecology study, Fate and transport study
    Research/Outreach: Completed

San Pedro River Mine Tailings Site, AZ (Bureau of Land management) - Arizona

Silver Valley - Kellogg, Idaho

Silverbell Landfill WQARF site - Tucson, Arizona

Silverbell Post Office - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Tucson International Airport Area (TIAA) Superfund Site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core
    Project Investigator: James A. Field
    Research Types: Outreach or Community Engagement
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Support Core
    Project Investigator: Jon Chorover
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Sequestration Processes for Attenuation and Treatment of Arsenic and other Toxic Elements in Mine Waters
    Project Investigator: Mark L Brusseau
    Research Types: Application of a new remediation technology as part of the remediation strategy, Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Fate and transport study, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Vulture Mill, AZ WQARF site - Wickenburg, Arizona

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